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27.9.08

candystripers news

The Candystripers at Trocadero Wallpaper 08

wallpaper 08 at trocadero closed today. tomorrow, we're back there, with our rollers and acrylic paint (not enamel, despite what the lovely boy in the hardware store suggested) to reinstate our bits of the gallery walls back to unstriped-ness. it was a cool little project and it's always a bit sad when it comes to the end of another exhibition.

we love the troc space and are loving their new flickr site. i know i'll be keeping a keen eye on what's happening there from now on.

'but what of the candystripers next?' i hear you asking? never fear lovelies, yesterday we received our clear, ernest and official paperwork for the next stage of the unnamed public art commission. while miss jones is as cool as a cucumber about the whole thing, it was my job to have a bit of a 'eep!' moment. thank goodness there are two of us!





and in unrelated candystripers news, we've decided that each week we're going to have a candystripers meeting, in a different cafe/restaurant/back-alley boudoir each time. and in the interest of maintaining courtesy and good bedside manner, we'll be posting about all the cool places we meet in! yay!

last week we went to the absolutely delightful, old school pizzeria osteria house, run by joe. the gnocchi arrabiata looked so good that we both ordered it, and shared a garlic pizza. it was all absolutely mouthwatering. in fact, we were so stuffed afterwards that we had to walk the length of rathdowne st, just to do up the top button again.


* cross-posted on the candystripers' blog

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At 28 September, 2008 17:56, Blogger Red Eyes said...

Hello!
I came by your blog today for the very first time. I've never been able to understand the passion that some have for blogging but I love reading stuff that awakens the mind and inflames the imagination. I think yours is an admirable blog and reading this post and through your archives was interesting. I couldn't resist the temptation to do just that. The more scope it gave to my mind although I was hoping to read and leave quietly without surprising you with any comment. Perhaps you will be inviting me back sometime if you think a counter visit is worth one infringement of your normal routine? I'll look out for your arrival. Until then, take care.

btw: have you seen or read the master and margarita?

 
At 29 September, 2008 11:20, Blogger Nicky Fingers said...

Lauren, and you think I am crazy ;)

 
At 29 September, 2008 13:45, Blogger lauren said...

hello red eyes - welcome and thanks for your comment. i'm pleased that i've been able to fool you into thinking that this is an admirable blog - it's really just a whole lot of rambling. but i hope you pop back and find that out for yourself :)

and i have read master and margarita - it's one of my favourite books ever. in fact, it inspired me to contemplate getting a pince nez. in fact my cat looks just like i imagine behemoth to look like :)

niko - yes. yes i do. :)

 

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